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Manabu Nakanishi, 53, Retires from Pro-Wrestling

Manabu Nakanishi, age 53, has officially retired from active competition. Today, New Japan Pro-Wrestling held his retirement event at Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan. Nakanishi announced on January 7th of this year that he would soon be ending his 27-year career. He cited the lingering effects of a spinal...

NJPW The New Beginning in Sapporo 2020 Day 1 Coverage and Results

Today, New Japan Pro-Wrestling will hold the first day of their two-day event, The New Beginning in Sapporo. The event will be held at the Hokkaido Prefectural Sports Center in Sapporo City, Japan. This event will be available to watch on their live streaming service, NJPW World. English...

Manabu Nakanishi to Retire on February 22

New Japan Pro-Wrestling held a press conference on January 7. The conference was primarily concerned with the events that had transpired at Wrestle Kingdom 14. However, President Naoki Sugabayashi also announced that wrestler Manabu Nakanishi would be retiring from in-ring competition on February 22, at an event at Korakuen...

NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 14 Day 1 Coverage and Results

New Japan Pro-Wrestling is kicking off 2020 with their biggest event of the new year, Wrestle Kingdom 14. For the first time ever, Wrestle Kingdom will be a two-day event, with shows in the Tokyo Dome on January 4th and 5th. This event will be available to watch on...

NJPW World Tag League 2019 Teams, Schedule Released

New Japan Pro-Wrestling has just announced details for 2019 edition of their annual heavyweight tag team tournament, the World Tag League. The last major tour of the NJPW calendar, this tournament determines IWGP Tag Team Championship challengers for the following year's Wrestle Kingdom. This year's World Tag League will...

NJPW Announces Matches for 45th Anniversary Show

New Japan Pro Wrestling have announced that several title matches will take place on March 6th 2017. The event is to celebrate the 45th anniversary of the promotion and will air live on New Japan World (5am est.) NJPW 45th Anniversary Show Lineup Jushin Liger and Hirai Kawato vs. Tiger...

NJPW ‘The New Beginning’ in Osaka Results

Here are the results from New Japan Pro Wrestling's 'The New Beginning' event that took place in Osaka, Japan to a gate of around 5,500 people: TAKA Michinoku b. Henare - TAKA took the win in just under 5 minutes after hitting the Heavy Killer Number 1 Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi...

NJPW ‘The New Beginning’ in Sapporo Results

Here are the results from New Japan Pro Wrestling's 'The New Beginning' show that took place in Sapporo, Japan: Yoshinobu Kanemaru & El Desperado b KUSHIDA & Hirai Kawato - Desperado hit the Guitara de Angel on Kawato to take the win for his team. He now looks set to...

NJPW New Beginning Match Cards Confirmed

New Japan have officially announced the cards for their two 'New Beginning' shows that take place on February 5th/11th in Sapporo and Osaka, Japan respectively. Following the events of the New Years Dash show Suzuki-Gun are set to make a huge impact on the landscape of New Japan with the...

NJPW New Year Dash Results

Here are the results from New Japan's annual New Year Dash show. This is traditionally seen as New Japan's version of the 'Raw After Mania' and the main storylines/feuds heading into February's New Beginning shows start to take shape. Kyle O’Reilly, Ricochet & David Finlay b. Jushin Thunder Liger, Tiger...

NJPW Road to Tokyo Dome 12/17 Results

Here are the results from New Japan's final event of the year at the Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan: Ryusuke Taguchi & Yoshitatsu b. Jushin Thunder Liger & Henare - Taguchi took the win for his team after hitting the Dodon on Henare Tomohiro Ishii & Toru Yano b. Yujiro Takahashi...

NJPW Road to Tokyo Dome 12/16 Results

Here are the results from the Road to Tokyo Dome show that took place 12/16 at the Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan. Yuji Nagata, Yoshitatsu & Ryusuke Taguchi b. Manabu Nakanishi, Tiger Mask IV & Henare - Taguchi took the pinfall victory over Henare Tomohiro Ishii b. Chase Owens - Ishii...

NJPW World Tag League 2016 Final Results

Here are the results from New Japan's World Tag League final that took place in the Sekisui Haim Super Arena in Miyagi: Ryusuke Taguchi & David Finlay b. Jushin Thunder Liger & Tiger Mask IV - Finlay took the pinfall victory over Tiger Mask Bad Luck Fale & Yujiro Takahashi b....

NJPW: King of Pro Wrestling Full Results

Main Event: IWGP Heavyweight Championship Match: Kazuchika Okada vs. Naomichi Marufuji

Full Card For New Japan’s King of Pro Wrestling Event

New Japan have officially announced the full card for their October 10th event 'King of Pro Wrestling,' here is how the card stacks up: IWGP Heavyweight Title Match: Kazuchika Okada (c) vs Naomichi Marufuji Tokyo Dome IWGP Challenge Rights Match: Kenny Omega vs Hirooki Goto NEVER Openweight Title Match: Katsuyoshi Shibata (c) vs Kyle O’Reilly Naito,...